Patient Transport Job Northwell Health Manhasset

by admin on more than 30 days

Northwell Health Careers 2020 - Northwell Health is seeking the candidates to apply Patient Transport that will be placed in Manhasset.

Northwell Health Recruitment 2020

Description :
As a Patient Transport Associate you will escort or transport patients within facility. Record patient movement in transport tracking system. Pick-up and deliver materials and equipment. Assist in performing duties related to specialty areas of assignment.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Cleans, maintains and operates transport equipment and operates elevators to move or escort patients/visitors to and from various hospital areas, as directed, following established operating policies and procedures.
  • Receives formal instruction/direction upon pick-up and provides formal hand-off report at destination, when not required to stay with patient.
  • Reports any changes in patient status/condition during transport.
  • Removes and reports defective equipment to supervisor.
  • Assists clinical staff with lifting and moving patients for transfer and transport.
  • Ensures oxygen tanks required for transport contain sufficient oxygen and are safely secured for transport.
  • Cleans transportation equipment according to Infection Control protocols.

  • Confirms patient readiness for transport and need for appropriate equipment and ensures that equipment is ready and available.

  • Recognizes cardio-pulmonary distress symptoms, sends for code team and provides interim basic life support for airway management and cardiac arrests until code team arrives.

  • Uses patient transport tracking system to receive patient information; accept, track and close assignments.

  • Picks-up and delivers materials and equipment, as directed, to various offices and departments within the Hospital according to related operating policies and procedures.

  • Transfers deceased patients to the hospital morgue in accordance operating policy and procedures.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or equivalent certification within first 30 days from Date of Hire, required.
  • Must successfully complete site training program in transfer/transport techniques, related body mechanics, safety and infection control policies within three (3) month probationary period.
  • Prior healthcare and/or related customer service experience, preferred.
  • Ability to utilize electronic technology for data input.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

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